Janet Hepburn

4 August 1864–
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Hepburn was born on 4 August 1864, in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Hepburn, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Pollock, was 23.

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James Hepburn
Elizabeth Pollock
Margaret Hepburn
Janet Hepburn
Elizabeth Pollock Hepburn
Arnot Hepburn
Daniel Pollock Hepburn

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World Events (3)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
Age 4
The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
Age 20
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
Age 44
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Durham) and Scottish: habitational name from Hepburn in Chillingham (Northumberland), Hebron (Northumberland), or Hebburn in Jarrow (Durham). The placenames probably all derive from Old English hēah ‘high’ + byrgen ‘burial place, tumulus’. Compare Hebron .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Janet Hepburn, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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